fitness

A complimentary trial class of Vinyasa flow yoga will be held via Zoom on Thursday, Feb. 24, from noon to 12:45 p.m. Flow, breathe and go movement with mindfulness and meditation. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned yogi, this class is for you. Basic foundations of yoga are taught with options to advance your practice to meet what your body is craving. Please email Jeanne Ecker by 1pm on Wednesday, Feb. 23, to obtain Zoom information for this free…

28-day Plank Challenge

Recreation and Community Engagement is inviting you to participate in a 28-day Plank Challenge. Our February goal for you is to strengthen your core muscles, and what better way to do that than with plank exercises! You can choose your plank goal of a one, two or five-minute plank in 28 days. You can also choose your plank style, full plank or low plank. Join the plank challenge here! At the end of the registration, click “done” to be redirected…

This class meets for a fun and effective workout and is designed for all fitness levels. It can build endurance, strong muscles, speed up metabolism and improve balance and flexibility. This enables better performance in most sports, and most importantly, everyday activities. The next session of Muscle Toning will be held Jan. 18 – March 29, on Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. and/or Fridays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. You have the option of signing up for a full session for $110.00 (20 classes held…

Discounts at local gyms

Happy New Year! Did you know that Fermilab employees, users and affiliates can receive discounts at local gyms? The following gyms have discounts available: Northwest Health and Fitness Center (Delnor Hospital), Geneva Fox Fitness at Vaughan Athletic Center, Aurora Fox Fitness at Eola Community Center, Aurora Fox Fitness at Prisco Community Center, Aurora Fox Valley Fitness, Geneva Praxis Fit, Batavia Soma Studio, Batavia For details, visit the Recreation and Community Engagement discount page. Contact Jeanne Ecker or Jessica Jensen with questions….

The next virtual session of Vinyasa Flow Yoga will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 13 – Feb. 24, from noon-12:45 p.m. Flow, breathe and go. Movement with mindfulness and meditation. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned yogi, this class is for you! Basic foundations of yoga are taught with options to advance your practice to meet what your body is craving. The fee for this virtual 7-week session is $62.00. If you are interested in signing up, please…

The next virtual session of Honest Abs class will be held on Wednesdays, Jan. 12 – March 2, from noon-12:30 p.m. This 30-minute class focuses on sculpting the abs, glutes, hips and legs. Participants will learn a variety of exercises designed to increase overall core strength, improve definition, and strengthen the lower back area. The fee for this 8-week session is $50.00. If you are interested in signing up, please complete the registration form and email it to Jeanne Ecker…

Are you thinking about starting a fitness program? This may be one of the best things you can do for your health. Physical activity can reduce your risk of chronic disease, improve your balance and coordination, help you lose weight, and even improve your sleep habits and self-esteem. Here are some things to consider. Have you had a physical within the last year? Has your doctor cleared you for physical exercise? Guidelines suggest getting at least 150 minutes/week of moderate…

Congratulations to the more than 30 walkers and runners that completed the Fall 2021 Walk2Run/Walk2Walk program. Your dedication to this 10-week program demonstrates your commitment to live a healthier active life. See participant comments below and consider joining us in the spring. “I love having the run program. I love your weekly reminders. When I feel like eating instead of running your reminders get me motivated.” “The program keeps me accountable. I’m not sure I would be as diligent about…

Thank you again to all those that participated in the DOE Mile event. Review the DOE Mile Story to see the overall results from participating DOE labs.

This virtual 30-minute Zoom class focuses on sculpting the abs, hips, glutes, and legs. Participants will learn a variety of exercises designed to increase overall core strength, improve definition and strengthen the lower back area. There are 8 weeks in the session. Class dates are Wednesdays, Oct. 27 – Dec. 22, from 12-12:30 p.m. No class on Nov. 24. Session fee is $50. Please register by Tuesday, Oct. 26, by completing the Fitness Class Registration Form and emailing it to Jeanne Ecker,…